MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS /. Washington realizes what enormous price was paid by the Soviet Union for the victory in the Second World War and venerates the memories of Soviet citizens who perished in the war against Nazism, US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft told the Echo of Moscow radio station on Tuesday.
The ambassador reminded that US President Barack Obama would not travel to Moscow for Victory Day celebrations citing the Ukrainian crisis as an excuse.
On the other hand, Tefft confirmed that he would be present at the Victory Parade on May 9.